Dark Thoughts – The Expanded Format, Yveltal, and the Value of Maxie’s

Andrew goes over the Yveltal EX/Maxie’s list he used at St. Louis Regional Championships, goes over a new Yveltal list that may be the play for Portland Regional Championship, and then goes over some of the other stuff that emerged in the Expanded format at St. Louis.

Weekend Report #2 – The Return of Vespiquen and Trevenant vs. The (Dark) World

A look at the action from Week 2 of Regional Championships in Georgia and Wisconsin, German National Championship, my tournament experience in Wisconsin with Vespiquen/Flareon, and a new Supporter that will be released that aims to counter Night March.

It’s Dark In My Heart – Why I Still Love Yveltal and You Should Too

A look at Yveltal EX in the Expanded format for City Championships. The article explains why Yveltal decks are still a strong play for Expanded as well as some brief tournament reports and deck lists for 2nd and 3rd place Yveltal decks from this past weekend.

Hidden Ball Tricks and Applications for Archie’s

Archie’s Ace in the Hole made a splash into the format when it found its way into the 1st Place Florida Regional deck. This card, along with its sister card, Maxie’s Hidden Ball Trick, change how we look at how playable various Water and Fighting Pokemon are as these cards open up a new avenue to get these cards into play. This article goes over various Pokemon and combos that can be setup using these cards.